Cat Flap Fitter Norwich

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Cat Flap Fitter Norwich Norfolk (NR1): To allow your cat the independence and freedom it needs to live a happy life, you could fit a cat flap to an external door or wall in your Norwich home. Cats are inclined to get grouchy and irritated when constantly kept indoors, and not able to roam free. Having a cat that's both physically and mentally fit, is just one of the positive aspects of giving your furry friend accessibility to outside world by means of a cat flap. However, what style of cat flap is best in your case?

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The most fundamental style of cat flap, is just that. A piece of flexible material hung over a hole in a doorway to allow a cat to climb through, but keep the elements out. Naturally, this is very basic, and will rarely adequate for most Norwich cat owners, who would doubtless prefer something a tad more weatherproof and secure for a main door to their property, although it could be acceptable for a shed door or fence panel.

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This standard model can be improved on to some degree with a magnetic strip to keep the flap in place, but it is still a long way from being ideal as it enables other animals or cats to enter your property.

Magnetically operated, infra-red or RF chip designs of cat flap, are a significant step up from the basic magnetic strip variation. In this case, either an IR, RF chip or magnet will be encased in your cat's collar. What this means is that any animal that does not have a special collar can't get into or leave your house. The drawback here is that any other cat in the neighbourhood who's got a similar collar can easily gain access to your property with this type of cat flap. An enhancement to this product is an RF cat flap/collar system which provides a unique identifier that can be programmed by the cat's owner. Access is limited to your feline friend alone, delivering an added layer of security and control.

A cat flap that is can be recognised by your cat's microchip, is the next stage in Norwich feline access security. The microchip details are entered into the cat flap's memory (multiple entries can be made if you've got several cats). Entry and exit can only be accomplished by micro-chipped animals, and the flap is unfastened whenever you cat is in close proximity.

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The ability to lock it in position is important regardless of what cat flap you're buying. These days, most cat flaps available on the market boast a 4-way locking mechanism for extra security. Which means that it's got the capability to be locked fully, permit entrance into your house only, enable only exit from your home, or be put in 2-way exit and entry mode. This will give you a range of choices on precisely how your cat flap functions any time of the day and night time. In keeping with your pet's and your requirements, there's even the option to perform particular functions according to the time of day, with a number of the top-end devices.

If you have a wood door in your property in Norwich, fitting you own cat flap shouldn't be that hard. Not in any circumstances should you try and fit a cat flap in a double glazed window panel or in a reinforced uPVC door. These types of fixtures require a professional installation from a trustworthy cat flap installer or handyman with the appropriate equipment and skills.


Double Glazing Installation - If you hire someone who tries to drill a hole in a double glazed door or window panel to install your cat flap, stop them at once and request that they leave. New cat flaps cannot be fitted into pre-existing double glazing doors or window panels. Making holes in your double glazing destroys not merely the strength and security of the glazing, but it takes away the insulating attributes too. The truth is, it makes the glazing unsafe and it shouldn't ever be attempted.

A trustworthy Norwich cat flap installer will carefully get the dimensions of your current unit and order a purpose made one from a local glazing firm. So that your cat flap can be snugly fitted into it, this new double glazing panel will arrive with a pre-cut hole as an integral part of its structure. This could take one or two weeks to manufacture, however it is basically the only way to fit a cat flap into an existing patio or double glazed door. After construction, the old glass panel will be removed, and the new one put in its place. It will now be possible to install the new cat flap.

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External Wooden Doors - As mentioned earlier in this article, solid wooden door panels are the simplest alternative with regards to installing a new cat flap on your property in Norwich. If you're unsure about creating a hole in your front door, it's a good move to bring in an expert to undertake the project for you. This will provide you with the reassurance that you'll finish up with an expertly fitted cat friendly flap, and that the project has been undertaken correctly.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can generally be fitted into uPVC doors. You or your installer will have to determine what the interior construction of you door actually is, because for additional security certain uPVC doors are manufactured with a reinforced steel lining. The easiest type of installation is in doors with a single panel, subsequently if you have a uPVC door with slatted vertical panels, it might be easier and cheaper in the long run to exchange the slatted pane for a one piece panel.

Wall Installation - If you do not wish to have a hole cut into your doors, either for safety or aesthetic reasons, you could always have a cat flap installed in an external wall. Calling for much more skill and equipment, a wall cat flap installation is undoubtedly best left to the pros, if it's to be executed correctly. You will find there are a couple of possibilities for this kind of installation, including a straightforward design, or a right angular (through pillar) configuration. Installation involves a square hole being made through your wall, into which a metal or plastic, square open ended insert is fitted. A cat flap can then be installed on both sides of the hole.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Norwich - If you've already got a cat flat, but it's either damaged or not working correctly, the existing hole in your window, wall or door can still be used as long as the new cat flap is of a similar size. A professional Norwich cat flap fitter will gladly remove your old entry unit and swap it for a brand new cat flap without inflicting any damage on the door, window or wall on which it is secured.

Before fitting a new flap in a double glazing pane that's been pre-cut, making sure that the current glass has been cut and installed correctly is crucial. If the previous installation was a bodge job, the panel will have to be taken out and replaced to avoid any safety and security issues with the new flap.


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Whether you want your cat flap installed on a door, wall or window, you'll find that there are professional cat flap fitters, handymen and even local glazing companies in and around Norwich who will be delighted to oblige. There are a variety of ways of tracking down a reputable cat flap fitter, and few come close to the option of asking family and friends. If they've had similar work completed by a local Norwich tradesman themselves, and been happy with the outcome, you can anticipate that they'll do a superb job for you too.

If it is not feasible to get recommendations from your contacts, you should make an effort to get 2 or 3 different quotations from local tradesmen before deciding. It's generally wise not to automatically opt for the cheapest option. See if you can get written guarantees for the standard of their workmanship, so that if things do go awry you have some recourse to compensation.

A specialist cat flap installer in Norwich will provide you with a quality product, adeptly fitted, and one that will last you, and your cat, for a good few years.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Norwich and also nearby in: Rackheath, Intwood, Salhouse, Earlham, Bawburgh, Eaton, Lakenham, Thorpe Hamlet, Postwick, Bixley, Mt Pleasant, Trowse Newton, Little Melton, Heigham Grove, Ringland, Great Plumstead, Marlingford, together with these postcodes NR1 1QR, NR1 1QJ, NR1 1BY, NR1 1DH, NR1 1PW, NR1 1TX, NR1 1EE, NR1 1RQ, NR1 1WX, and NR1 1PT. Locally based Norwich cat flap installers will probably have the telephone code 01603 and the postcode NR1. Checking this out will ensure you access a locally based cat flat fitter. Residents in the Norwich area will be able to benefit from these and many other comparable services. Click the "Quote" banner to get cat flap installation quotes.

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There is a variety of work that can be conducted by your local Norwich cat flap fitter including conservatory cat flap installations, electronic cat flap installation, cat flaps in patio doors, cat flap repairs, cat flap removal in Norwich, large cat flaps, cat flap replacement, dog flap installation, pet flap installations Norwich, 4-way cat flap installation Norwich, Staywell cat flap installations, microchip cat flap installation, magnetic cat flap installation, infrared cat flap installation, cat flap installation in glass doors, cheap cat flaps, automatic cat flap installations, and more. If there happen to be different Norwich cat flap requirements that you need but can't see here, you should list them on the QUOTE FORM provided.


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Also find: Bixley cat flap fitters, Salhouse cat flap fitters, Great Plumstead cat flap fitters, Little Melton cat flap fitters, Lakenham cat flap fitters, Trowse Newton cat flap fitters, Heigham Grove cat flap fitters, Earlham cat flap fitters, Thorpe Hamlet cat flap fitters, Mt Pleasant cat flap fitters, Eaton cat flap fitters, Intwood cat flap fitters, Rackheath cat flap fitters, Postwick cat flap fitters, Marlingford cat flap fitters, Ringland cat flap fitters, Bawburgh cat flap fitters and more. These and other locations are serviced by cat flap installers and similar professionals. When it concerns the secure and correct installation of your cat flap on your home, their expertise and know-how is crucial. You can have confidence that a professionally installed cat flap will cater to your pet's needs while also fitting in with your home's safety and aesthetic needs. Local cat lovers can get cat flap installation estimates by going here. Would you like to get a cat flap installed on your property? Don't delay - get a quote today!

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(This cat flap fitter Norwich page was updated on 05-03-2024)

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